It’s a Hard(core) Life

Well wouldn’t you just know it – I get a spare hour to log on to DDO and do some crafting and the servers are down for Update 49… but yay new quests! And you get a blog 😛

So, obviously from the title, I’ve been playing some Hardcore Season 4. It’s actually the first time I’ve been back to it since Season 1 – and I honestly did not do particularly well. I think I got a character to level 10. But, when this season started my brother in law, Jayuus, asked if we fancied trying it, and then we roped Bonnie Bew into it and suddenly we have a semi static party on a weekend.

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Triple Completionist

When I first started playing DDO, back in 2010, my main character was Fyrne. And I had plans to get him to Completionist, then triple completionist. Then I created an alt, who I named Hymm. He was my first monk character. And I loved him. The monk was so much fun, I started playing more lives as Hymm. And at some point in 2013 (judging by this blog) I had decided that he would be my triple completionist.

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DDO Screenshots Part 1

I’ve been having a bit of a clear-out on the PC and realised I have quite a few high res pictures taken within DDO that I think might make great desktop backgrounds! So here is part 1 of a series of 4 posts that will make them available for people.

Or you can just look at the pretty pictures and be grateful I’ve *written* a blog for the first time in 8 months 😀 I’ve tried not to add pictures with my character in the way, but there a few where I don’t think it effects the picture too much.

Yester Hill, Barovia

Yester Hill, Barovia


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The Pit

We’ve recently hit level 9 on our whatever life we are currently on. We like level 9 – it has what we call our trio of XP quests:- Gwylan’s Stand, Tear of Dhakaan and (everyone’s favourite) The Pit, all run at elite.

We didn’t used to be fans of this quest. But once I came across the map by Lessah and Clankenbeard I found it much easier to navigate, and it’s been a staple quest ever since. We usually run it first, pop an XP pot before pulling the last valve, then run the 2 other quests. It’s a lot of XP!

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